Garden Lodge, Charsfield

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

From £402.00 per week

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Main Features

Garden Lodge was designed on eco-friendly principles, with contemporary lines but retaining a traditional Suffolk feel. Built in the secluded and spacious grounds of Hilltop Cottage , Garden Lodge is bright and airy, with large windows letting in plenty of natural light. Its elevated position has the best view of the village, across the valley to the orchards, fruit farms and open Suffolk countryside beyond. The property is in the village of Charsfield, near to Wickham Market and is ideal for exploring the Southern Heritage Coast.

Sleeps 2 | 1 King-size with ensuite

What our guests say

'Probably the best self-catering accommodation we have stayed in! Peaceful location, well equipped and spotlessly clean. We were lucky with the weather and had a fantastic break. Already planning a return visit!'

Garden Lodge at Charsfield



"This is the best self catering accommodation we have ever stayed in"

"We cannot rate this property highly enough! We extended our stay we enjoyed it so much, which I think tells you everything. It has all of the mod cons you could wish for while being in a beautiful location, we like to think of it as the best of both worlds. Everything was superb, from the service from Best of Suffolk to the quality of all the finishes within the property. We will most certainly be back again!"

‘Wow, what a week! Our first time to Suffolk and we have fallen in love!’

‘What a pleasure to stay somewhere that is all that you hoped for.’

‘Very impressed with the standard at Garden Lodge - with its peaceful and relaxing setting.’

‘Our third stay – where else but Garden Lodge.’

'Lovely cottage, lovely region and a lovely holiday, thanks'

'Lovely weather for the time of year. Peaceful location, good facilities, great shower. Loved Lavenham, Dedham & Flatford - walk along the river. Revisited Aldeburgh, walked to Thorpeness - good cake & Coffee at the kitchen off duck pond. Superb meat at The Greyhound @ Petistree near Wickham Market. So many things to see and do in Suffolk. Love It'

'Garden Lodge is everything we hoped it would be - peace & quiet with a lovely interior - comfort & style as we wanted with all the amenities. Thank you - we have had a great week - our first time in Suffolk. Great walks - we love Snape Maltings & walked into Aldeburgh'

'After numerous stays at Garden Lodge, it still delivers all the peace and tranquility you could wish for. Added to near perfect weather and the flourishing garden it has made for a hugely enjoyable holiday'

'Third stay here, equally enjoyable as previous visits. Great to see Suffolk in late summer' - 25/09/2016

Entering through glazed folding doors, the spacious open plan ground floor area is full of light from the double aspected panoramic windows. The compact but fully equipped kitchen has all appliances you need to make cooking simple. The Scandinavian woodburner in the living area ensures you stay extra-cosy on those longer evenings. There is a handy downstairs cloakroom with WC and hand basin. Upstairs the gloriously spacious bedroom has wonderful views ranging across the countryside. The en suite bathroom includes a full length designer bath, fabulous walk in shower, hand basin and WC. iPad controlled SONOS sound system lets you select a playlist to match the moment. The rear laundry is now fitted with washer-dryer.

GROUND FLOOR: Enter up a slight step into the ground floor area, an open plan living/dining/kitchen space.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: The compact kitchen is well appointed and has all the appliances you need; electric hob and oven, fridge with freezer box and slimline dishwasher. You can prepare a meal here and stay sociable with guests in the living area or at the dining table while enjoying the SONOS sound system. The table seats four.

LIVING ROOM: The deceptively large living area has full width picture windows with views across the village. The contemporary wood burning stove and underfloor heating will keep you warm and cosy on long evenings. There are two 2-seater sofas and a generous footstool giving plenty of space to relax in comfort.

LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM: Now fitted with a Bosch washer-dryer and outside drying facilities.

CLOAKROOM: Leading off from the living area is a cloak room with a W.C. and hand basin.

BEDROOM: This large bedroom has superb views across the valley, to the orchards and open Suffolk countryside.

BATHROOM: The en suite bathroom includes a full length designer bath, fabulous walk in shower, hand basin and WC.

OUTSIDE: The south-facing walled garden has a charming ‘cappuccino corner’ terrace with bistro table and chairs over-looking the summer house, decked out with teak loungers for snoozing in the sun. There is parking for one car on the gravel drive area.

Whats Included?

All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.

Appliances include a flatscreen Freeview TV, i-pad controlled SONOS sound system on both floors, DVD player, iPod dock and an electric hob and oven, a slimline dishwasher and fridge with freezer compartment. There is a Morso woodburner (logs available on request). The rear laundry includes a BOSCH Washer Dryer with extra inside and outside drying facilities.

Garden Lodge overlooks in the village of Charsfield, made famous by ‘Akenfield’, Ronald Blythe’s celebrated study of rural Suffolk life, Peter Hall’s film and Craig Taylor’s contemporary sequel ‘Return to Akenfield’. Charsfield is close to Wickham Market, a tiny Georgian market town now with several options for eating out, great cafes, take-a-ways. and lovely shops including vintage,antiques and book shops and a useful Co-op. Charsfield is a short drive to Woodbridge with its trendy cafes, picturesque waterfront a variety of shopping options and a frequent connecting rail service to London Liverpool Street. The historic town of Framlingham is also nearby, with its fortress castle, traditional market square and stylish boutiques. Charsfield is within easy reach of the coastal towns of Orford and Aldeburgh.
Sorry, no smoking, pets, children or unaccompanied teenagers.

Access to unlimited logs for the woodburner is available on request. Please telephone for details.

Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of booking http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.
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